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Rurik
Prince o Novgorod
Rurik titularnik.jpg
Rurik in the Tsarsky Titulyarnik, 1672
Ring 862–879
Predecessor New creation
Successor Oleg
Dee'd 879
Issue Igor
Dynasty Rurik Dynasty
Releegion Paganism

Rurik or Riurik (Auld Kirk Slavonic: Рюрик, from Rørik, the Auld East Norse form o the name Roderick; c. 830 – c. 879) wis a legendary Varangian chieftain who gained control o Ladoga in 862, biggit the Holmgard settlement near Novgorod, an foondit the Rurik Dynasty, which ruled Kievan Rus (an later Grand Duchy o Moscow an Tsardom o Roushie) till the 17t century.